Concrete in the canyon

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Title: Concrete in the canyon

Author(s): William D. Palmer

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 10

Issue: 2

Appears on pages(s): 19-23

Keywords: bridges (structures); concrete construction; concrete panels; concrete pavements; highways; post-tensioning; precast concrete; retaining walls; segmental construction; Construction

Date: 2/1/1988

Abstract:
Post-tensioning has been an important technique in the construction of a new section of an interstate highway in Glenwood Canyon, Colorado. Segmental bridges, precast retaining walls, and post-tensioned decks have helped make this highway blend into its mountain environment.